'Tokyo Godfathers,' a heartfelt masterpiece with a new English dub, screens Monday in Orlando

'Tokyo Godfathers'
'Tokyo Godfathers' Image via Sony Pictures Entertainment Japan

Central Florida Film Slam A program designed to provide filmmakers in the Central Florida region an opportunity to showcase their work on the big screen. Sunday, 1 pm; Enzian Theater, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; $9; 407-629-0054; enzian.org.

Cult Classics: The Brady Bunch Movie The Bradys of the popular '70s sitcom get thrust into the '90s with a whole new set of problems. Tuesday, 9:30 pm; Enzian Theater, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; $9; 407-629-0054; enzian.org.

Keanu Reeves Movies Trivia Prove your knowledge of all things Keanu Reeves, from Bill and Ted to John Wick and everything in between. Bonus points for having sat through all of Johnny Mnemonic. Thursday, 7 pm; Ivanhoe Park Brewing Co., 1300 Alden Road; free; 407-270-6749; ivanhoeparkbrewing.com.

Movie Monday: Clueless Jane Austen's Emma is retold as a Beverly Hills high-school teen comedy, starring future vegan Alicia Silverstone and future Republican Stacy Dash. Monday, 7:30 pm; À La Cart, 609 Irvington Ave.; free; 407-776-4693; alacartorlando.com.

Movie Night at Leu: WarGames Enjoy a movie outdoors at Leu Gardens. You may bring a dinner picnic basket and seating, and alcohol is permitted. Gardens open at 6 pm. Friday, 7:30 pm; Harry P. Leu Gardens, 1920 N. Forest Ave.; $6; 407-246-2620; leugardens.org.

Once Were Brothers: Robbie Robertson and The Band A confessional, cautionary and occasionally humorous tale of Robertson's young life and the creation of one of the most enduring groups in the history of popular music, the Band. The film blends rare archival footage, photography, iconic songs and interviews with Robertson's friends and collaborators including Martin Scorsese, Bruce Springsteen, Eric Clapton, Van Morrison and more. Opens March 6; Enzian Theater, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; $12; 407-629-0054; enzian.org.

Portrait of a Lady on Fire Acclaimed film about an illicit affair between two French women in 1760. Marianne is commissioned to paint the wedding portrait of Héloïse, a young woman who has just left the convent. As the two women orbit one another, Héloïse's portrait soon becomes a collaborative act of and testament to their love. Through March 5; Enzian Theater, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland; $12; 407-629-0054; enzian.org.

Tokyo Godfathers The acclaimed classic from director Satoshi Kon (Perfect Blue, Paprika) returns to theaters in a brand-new restoration, with an all new English-language dub. Co-written by Keiko Nobumoto (Cowboy Bebop), Tokyo Godfathers is a masterpiece by turns heartfelt, hilarious and highly original, a tale of hope and redemption in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds. Monday, 7 pm; various local theaters; $14; fathomevents.com.

This story appears in the March 4, 2020, print issue of Orlando Weekly. Stay on top of Central Florida news and views with our weekly Headlines newsletter.

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